should have recently received a “Call for Speakers” for ASED.
We are looking for CAEs and CREs to present in the plenary sessions at our upcoming conference in Whistler, BC.
looking for speakers with excellent public speaking skills
and experience speaking in front
of large groups. We would also
like you to have strong current knowledge of respiratory care and education (particularly asthma, related allergy and COPD). Presentations should be 30 – 45 minutes and include time
(15 minutes) for Q&A. Preference will be given to presentations that focus on CAE and CRE National Learning Objectives.
outlining your planned presentation, experience and qualifications must be
received by February 28, 2009. This
is your chance to showcase your talents
to your peers! We look forward to hearing from you!
(We will also be looking for facilitators for workshops. We will be in touch with more information about the workshops soon.)
For further information, contact:
Canadian Network for Asthma Care
16851 Mount Wolfe Road,
Caledon, ON L7E 3P6
Phone 905 880-1092
Fax 905 880-9733
ASED Planning Underway
Gold: Motivated for Excellence
National Respiratory Care and Education Conference
November 12 – 14, 2009
The Fairmont Chateau Whistler
The ASED Planning Committee, met recently for a weekend
planning session. Members of the planning team include:
Margot Underwood, RN, BN, CRE (Chair)
Sandra Small, RN, MScN, CRE, PhD (Candidate) (St. John’s, NL)
Donna Hogg, MS, RN, CAE (Edmonton, AB)
Todd Gale, RRT, CAE (Kelowna, BC)
Jennifer Olajos-Clow, RN, MSc, APN, CAE (Kingston, ON)
Eileen Gresl, BSc, (Calgary, AB)
Harold Kim, MD, FRCPC (Kitchener, ON) (CNAC President)
Cheryl Connors, (Caledon, ON) (CNAC Executive Director)
The planning committee is working very hard to ensure that this conference, “Going for Gold: Motivated for Excellence”
reflects the continuing education needs of our Certified Asthma
and Respiratory Educators. Do you have an idea for a plenary session
Please contact CNAC Executive Director, Cheryl Connors, with your
ideas at (905) 880-1092 or email firstname.lastname@example.org . The planning committee will definitely welcome your input.
Starlight Children’s Foundation Produces Quality Asthma Video GameWe were contacted recently by the Starlight Children’s Foundation.
A Community Health Centre in central Ottawa is looking for a CAE or CRE with a background in COPD rehabilitation and Asthma Education. Demonstrated competency in spirometry testing, English required, other languages an asset, licensed with an Ontario Regulated College, current CPR certification, excellent communication and interpersonal skills required.
Contact: Laurie Taylor RRT, CRE, SWCHC, 55 Eccles Street, Ottawa, ON K1R 6S3
Phone: 613-238-8210 extension 2379.